The Regional Western Sweden SOM Survey 1993

SND-ID: SND 0466

This study is part of the collection The Regional Western Sweden SOM survey

Alternative title

Väst-SOM 1993

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute

Description

This is the second study in the series of SOM-surveys carried out in Western Sweden exclusively. The questionnaire was divided into six subject fields: mass media; politics and society; the municipality of Göteborg; energy, nuclear power and environment; leisure and housing; and background. Many of the questions are replications of questions asked in SOM-survey Western Sweden 1992 (SSD 0460), but there is also a number of new questions. These questions dealt with time spent listening to the radio, viewing morning television and reading morning paper; impression of morning television; amount of local government issues read in the local paper; confidence in a number of Swedish mass media; opinion on a number of statements concerning the regional division of Sweden. Respondents living in Göteborg had to answer a number of questions dealing with the magazine ´Vårt Göteborg´, published by Göteborg local authority. Other questions specific for respondents living in Göteborg dealt with the neighbourhood committees and their activities. Respondents also had to give their opinion on a number of proposa

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Language

Swedish

Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

University of Gothenburg

Responsible department/unit

SOM Institute

Protection and ethical review

Data contains personal data

No

Method and time period

Unit of analysis

Population

Individuals aged 15-80 years residing in Göteborg or one of the eleven surrounding municipalities, Ale, Härryda, Kungsbacka, Kungälv, Lerum, Lilla Edet, Mölndal, Partille, Stenungsund, Tjörn and Öckerö.

Sampling procedure

Probability: Simple random

Time period(s) investigated

1993-10 – 1994-01

Publications

Nilsson, Lennart (ed.) (1994) Västsverige i fokus : SOM-undersökningen i Västsverige 1993. SOM report no. 12. Göteborg: SOM Institute
SOM Institute publications
ISBN: 91-972694-1-7

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Dataset
The Regional Western Sweden SOM Survey 1993

Version 1.0

Citation

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute (1995). The Regional Western Sweden SOM Survey 1993. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/002645

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Data format / data structure

Numeric

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute

Data collection

  • Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 1993-10-26–1994-01-18
  • Data collector: Långedrags Informationskonsult
  • Sample size: 2800
  • Number of responses: 1586
  • Source of the data: Population group

Variables

358

Number of individuals/objects

1586

Response rate/participation rate

70%

Published: 1994-01-01
Last updated: 2020-01-23